Sunday, September 25, 2016

Farm and Food Photos September 25, 2016

This roundup of global food, farming, and agricultural photos appears every Sunday on Big Picture Agriculture.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (R) testifies during a hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee September 21, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on 'The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Current State of the Farm Economy.' Photo credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images.

Executive Vice President for the Agriculture Division of the E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Company James Collins, President and CEO of Dow AgroSciences, LLC, Tim Hassinger, CEO of Syngenta International AG Erik Fyrwald, President and CEO of Bayer CropScience North America Jim Blome, and Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Monsanto Company Robb Fraley testify during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee September 20, 2016 on Capitol in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on 'Consolidation and Competition in the U.S. Seed and Agrochemical Industry.' Photo credit: Alex Wong / Getty Images.

A bowl of General Mills Inc. Annie's brand organic cereal is arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. General Mills Inc. is scheduled to release earnings figures on Sept. 21. Photo credit: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Dynamite extra hot chiles on sale at the Musso's Farms tent at the 22nd annual Chile and Frijoles Festival September 23, 2016 in Pueblo, Colorado. The festival, which features a farmers market with many varieties of chiles and frijoles, entertainment stages, food competitions, jalapeƱo eating contests and a 5k run is expected to draw over 100,000 people over the weekend. Photo credit: Andy Cross / Denver Post / Getty Images.

Farmers harvest potatoes on September 23, 2016 close to Lille, northern France, at the beginning of the potato harvest. Photo credit: AFP / DENIS Charlet / Getty Images.

A Palestinian farmer harvests dates from a palm tree in Deir al-Balah in central Gaza Strip on September 24, 2016. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Grape harvesters fill a traditional press with pinot noir grapes, at the Champagne Joseph Desruets domain on September 22, 2016 in Hautvillers, France. Photo credit: AFP / FRANCOIS Nascimbeni / Getty Images.

A worker stands next to bags of onions for sale at a wholesale market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on September 23, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / MOHD Rasfan / Getty Images.

Head of the executive comittee of Russa's National Meat Association, Sergei Yushin, Russia's Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev, Cherkizovo Group director general Sergei Mikhailov, and Konstantin Yevstyukhin, deputy director of the Department of Coordination, Development and Regulation of Foreign-Economic Activity of Russia's Ministry of Economic Development (L-R), pictured during a round table discussion on challenges to Russia's agro-industrial complex. Photo credit: Sergei Savostyanov / TASS / Getty Images.

Police officers patrol a vineyard during the 2016 Champagne harvest on September 23, 2016 in Chavot-Courcourt. The police mission is to prevent grape theft, theft of vehicles, and robberies, as well as controlling worker contracts. Photo credit: AFP / FRANCOIS Nascimbeni / Getty Images.

Sluice gates sit at the water collection facility supplying the Galician Marine Aquaculture S.L. (GMA) abalone mollusc breeding farm which operates on the coast in Muros, Spain, on Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. Abalone is one of the most expensive seafoods in the world and is considered a sea delicacy in the Asian markets. Photo credit: Angel Navarrete / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Syrian refugees, who used to harvest cotton in Raqqa before they fled when the Islamic State (IS) group took control of the Syrian town, work in a field of cannabis plants in the village of Yammoune in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on September 23, 2016. Large scale cannabis cultivation began in the 1920s to replace Lebanons failing silk industry and soon flourished into one of its most valuable exports. Photo credit: AFP / PATRICK BAZ / Getty Images.

Unions, human rights and farming groups took to the streets in the Belgian capital out of concerns against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Brussels, Belgium, on Septembre 20, 2016. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Illegal and highly profitable trade between India and Bangladesh in border area on 22 September 2016. The smugglers carry the buffaloes so that illegal activities are not being exposed in Bogra. Broga is a city located in the Bogra District, Bangladesh, and acts as the major commerce. After the flood, islands of Jamuna (located in Bogra District) are used as pasture for the buffaloes. There are more than five thousands buffaloes are taken to those islands by boats. Smugglers bring those indian cows with local buffaloes, this becomes easy to transport to Dhaka; capital city of Bangladesh. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

French farmers Pierre Oteiza (R) and Michel Ocafrain (L), producers of AOC Basque Kintoa pigs walk in a field next to pigs on September 19, 2016 in Aldudes, southwestern France. The Basque Kintoa pig received the Appellation of Controlled Origin (AOC) label, a distinction that rewards 15 years of efforts to prevent the disappearance of the species. Photo credit: AFP / GAIZKA Iroz / Getty Images.

A picture taken on September 19, 2016 shows AOC Kintoa label hams in Pierre Oteiza's farm in Aldudes, southwestern France. Photo credit: AFP / GAIZKA Iroz / Getty Images.

Terra Madre Festival By Slow Food And The City Of Turin, Italy. Visitors at the Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre, the show dedicated to the food, which for the first time let the pavilions of Lingotto Fiere and its shows in all its splendor of colors, ethnicities, cultures and flavors in city center of Turin, Italy, on September 23, 2016. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Vegetables at the Rabbit Village at Cibodas, West Java, Indonesia 24 September 2016 which provides any kind of rabbit species from Japan, Holland, China, France, and Indonesia. Located at Novus Hotel Cibodas, the rabbit village become the place for visitors to enjoy the rabbit activity. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.
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